Elymnias malelas (Hewitson, 1863) – Spotted Palmfly
Subspecies in India:
(1) Elymnias malelas malelas (Hewitson, 1863) – Bengal Spotted Palmfly
(2) Elymnias malelas nilamba Fruhstorfer, 1911 – West Himalayan Spotted Palmfly
The subspecies nilamba is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
Cite this page along with its URL as:
Debnath, S., Karmakar, T. 2020. Elymnias malelas (Hewitson, 1863) – Spotted Palmfly. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.04. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.